THE BUTTE LA ROSE sign along the West Atchafalaya Protection Levee was dusted with snow early last Friday morning. Those who woke up early were treated to snow flurries until about 10 a.m. The last time it snowed in the parish was December 2008. (Sally Angelle)

Swearing in – St. Martinville’s new Chief of Police, Richard “Ricky” Martin was sworn in at city hall on Friday, Dec. 8. Taking part in the ceremony were (from left) Lorrie Poirier, secretary to the mayor and council, Mayor Thomas Nelson, Martin’s wife Arlene, Chief Martin and Dist. 3 councilman Dennis Paul Williams. (Karl Jeter)

THE SUDDEN CLOSURE of the Bayou Amy bridge in Henderson has local residents and business owners upset. DOTD officials say it could take up to six weeks for repairs to be completed.(Sally Angelle)

EMPTY CAMPGROUND — Campsites at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park remain empty and littered with leaves and fallen branches more than 15 months after an August 2016 flood. Note the watermark on the lantern stand at right (arrow) which indicates the extent of the flooding, which lingered in the park for several weeks, causing extensive damage.(Henri C. Bienvenu)




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